This article provides a few tips on making your basement remodeling project as stress-free as possible. Remodeling your basement, while ultimately very rewarding, giving you so much more space in your home, can also be one of the most difficult types of remodeling you can do. The reason is simple: your basement is probably the area of your home with the largest gap between what it currently is and what you want it to be after the basement renovation. Add to that the fact that most basements are below ground and have potential moisture and mold issues, and you’ve got one involved project on your hands!
If you’re looking for some great basement remodeling ideas, you’ve come to the right place. When was the last time you spent any quality time in your basement? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably “never”. It’s not something to be ashamed of, most people simply use their basements as a place to store things they aren’t currently using, and only go down there to add more stuff to the collection of unused junk.
What most people don’t think about though, is that the basement is a large, open room, roughly the same size as the first floor of their house. People often aren’t very efficient with their usage of space in the basement, as they assume they won’t use it for anything else and just let their stuff spread out. Continue reading